Master of Library and Information Science (by Research)

MLIS programme is the first of such programme in Malaysia. It began in 1992 aiming at producing future professionals who can meet the diverse needs of the information market. It can also be pursued on part-time basis by taking courses in the evenings and over the weekend. Working librarians, information managers, teachers, government officers, etc. who wish to enhance their competencies in any particular area may enroll in courses based on their interests. This programme is designed to provide multidisciplinary understanding of contemporary library and information science for students regardless of their first degree.

Programme Description

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Dr. Wan Ali @ Wan Yusoff Bin Wan Mamat
Head, 
Department of Library and Information Sciences 
Email: wanaliwm@iium.edu.my 
Phone: (603) 6196 5670
Fax: (603) 6196 5179

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Dr. Wan Ali @ Wan Yusoff Bin Wan Mamat
Head, 
Department of Library and Information Sciences 
Email: wanaliwm@iium.edu.my 
Phone: (603) 6196 5670
Fax: (603) 6196 5179

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Dr. Wan Ali @ Wan Yusoff Bin Wan Mamat
Head, 
Department of Library and Information Sciences 
Email: wanaliwm@iium.edu.my 
Phone: (603) 6196 5670
Fax: (603) 6196 5179

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The general academic requirements for admission into the Master of Library and Information Science by Research are as follows:
 
 
1. Students whose bachelor degrees in library studies, information studies, and in library and information science from local as well as international institutions of higher learning with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
2. Students with Diploma in Library Science from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
3. Students with the ALA (Associate of the Library Association, UK) qualifications who have had substantial experience in library work.
 
Other Requirements
 
* At least 2 years of working experience in library related area.
* A potentially viable topic worthy of scholarly inquiry at the master’s level.
* For local students, they need to have English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
* For international students, they need to have TOEFL 550 or 6.0 in IELTS if their degrees are from universities where English is not the medium of instruction, OR English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
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The general academic requirements for admission into the Master of Library and Information Science by Research are as follows:
 
 
1. Students whose bachelor degrees in library studies, information studies, and in library and information science from local as well as international institutions of higher learning with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
2. Students with Diploma in Library Science from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
3. Students with the ALA (Associate of the Library Association, UK) qualifications who have had substantial experience in library work.
 
Other Requirements
 
* At least 2 years of working experience in library related area.
* A potentially viable topic worthy of scholarly inquiry at the master’s level.
* For local students, they need to have English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
* For international students, they need to have TOEFL 550 or 6.0 in IELTS if their degrees are from universities where English is not the medium of instruction, OR English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
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The general academic requirements for admission into the Master of Library and Information Science by Research are as follows:
 
 
1. Students whose bachelor degrees in library studies, information studies, and in library and information science from local as well as international institutions of higher learning with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
2. Students with Diploma in Library Science from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
3. Students with the ALA (Associate of the Library Association, UK) qualifications who have had substantial experience in library work.
 
Other Requirements
 
* At least 2 years of working experience in library related area.
* A potentially viable topic worthy of scholarly inquiry at the master’s level.
* For local students, they need to have English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
* For international students, they need to have TOEFL 550 or 6.0 in IELTS if their degrees are from universities where English is not the medium of instruction, OR English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
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MLIS programme is the first of such programme in Malaysia. It began in 1992 aiming at producing future professionals who can meet the diverse needs of the information market. It can also be pursued on part-time basis by taking courses in the evenings and over the weekend. Working librarians, information managers, teachers, government officers, etc. who wish to enhance their competencies in any particular area may enroll in courses based on their interests.

This programme is designed to provide multidisciplinary understanding of contemporary library and information science for students regardless of their first degree.

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MLIS programme is the first of such programme in Malaysia. It began in 1992 aiming at producing future professionals who can meet the diverse needs of the information market. It can also be pursued on part-time basis by taking courses in the evenings and over the weekend. Working librarians, information managers, teachers, government officers, etc. who wish to enhance their competencies in any particular area may enroll in courses based on their interests.

This programme is designed to provide multidisciplinary understanding of contemporary library and information science for students regardless of their first degree.

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MLIS programme is the first of such programme in Malaysia. It began in 1992 aiming at producing future professionals who can meet the diverse needs of the information market. It can also be pursued on part-time basis by taking courses in the evenings and over the weekend. Working librarians, information managers, teachers, government officers, etc. who wish to enhance their competencies in any particular area may enroll in courses based on their interests.

This programme is designed to provide multidisciplinary understanding of contemporary library and information science for students regardless of their first degree.

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MLIS programme is the first of such programme in Malaysia. It began in 1992 aiming at producing future professionals who can meet the diverse needs of the information market. It can also be pursued on part-time basis by taking courses in the evenings and over the weekend. Working librarians, information managers, teachers, government officers, etc. who wish to enhance their competencies in any particular area may enroll in courses based on their interests.

This programme is designed to provide multidisciplinary understanding of contemporary library and information science for students regardless of their first degree.

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MLIS programme is the first of such programme in Malaysia. It began in 1992 aiming at producing future professionals who can meet the diverse needs of the information market. It can also be pursued on part-time basis by taking courses in the evenings and over the weekend. Working librarians, information managers, teachers, government officers, etc. who wish to enhance their competencies in any particular area may enroll in courses based on their interests.

This programme is designed to provide multidisciplinary understanding of contemporary library and information science for students regardless of their first degree.

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MLIS programme is the first of such programme in Malaysia. It began in 1992 aiming at producing future professionals who can meet the diverse needs of the information market. It can also be pursued on part-time basis by taking courses in the evenings and over the weekend. Working librarians, information managers, teachers, government officers, etc. who wish to enhance their competencies in any particular area may enroll in courses based on their interests.

This programme is designed to provide multidisciplinary understanding of contemporary library and information science for students regardless of their first degree.

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Programme Overview: 

MLIS programme is the first of such programme in Malaysia. It began in 1992 aiming at producing future professionals who can meet the diverse needs of the information market. It can also be pursued on part-time basis by taking courses in the evenings and over the weekend. Working librarians, information managers, teachers, government officers, etc. who wish to enhance their competencies in any particular area may enroll in courses based on their interests.

This programme is designed to provide multidisciplinary understanding of contemporary library and information science for students regardless of their first degree.

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DURATION OF PROGRAMME AND MODE OF OFFERING

CURRICULUM STRUCTURE

The candidates are to fulfill 40 credit hours in order to graduate from the Masters’ Programme.

Category of Courses 

Thesis Credit Hours

 

1. Core Courses

   - LISC 6900 Research Methodology for LIS

   -LISC 6010 Islamic Worldview, IT and Society

6

2. Thesis (LISC 6999)

34

  Total Credit Hours

40

  • 2 Academic years (Full time)
  • 4 Academic years (Part-time)
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Programme Area: 
Information and Communication Technology
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The general academic requirements for admission into the Master of Library and Information Science by Research are as follows:
 
 
1. Students whose bachelor degrees in library studies, information studies, and in library and information science from local as well as international institutions of higher learning with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
2. Students with Diploma in Library Science from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
3. Students with the ALA (Associate of the Library Association, UK) qualifications who have had substantial experience in library work.
 
Other Requirements
 
* At least 2 years of working experience in library related area.
* A potentially viable topic worthy of scholarly inquiry at the master’s level.
* For local students, they need to have English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
* For international students, they need to have TOEFL 550 or 6.0 in IELTS if their degrees are from universities where English is not the medium of instruction, OR English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
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The general academic requirements for admission into the Master of Library and Information Science by Research are as follows:
 
 
1. Students whose bachelor degrees in library studies, information studies, and in library and information science from local as well as international institutions of higher learning with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
2. Students with Diploma in Library Science from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
3. Students with the ALA (Associate of the Library Association, UK) qualifications who have had substantial experience in library work.
 
Other Requirements
 
* At least 2 years of working experience in library related area.
* A potentially viable topic worthy of scholarly inquiry at the master’s level.
* For local students, they need to have English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
* For international students, they need to have TOEFL 550 or 6.0 in IELTS if their degrees are from universities where English is not the medium of instruction, OR English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
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The general academic requirements for admission into the Master of Library and Information Science by Research are as follows:
 
 
1. Students whose bachelor degrees in library studies, information studies, and in library and information science from local as well as international institutions of higher learning with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
2. Students with Diploma in Library Science from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
3. Students with the ALA (Associate of the Library Association, UK) qualifications who have had substantial experience in library work.
 
Other Requirements
 
* At least 2 years of working experience in library related area.
* A potentially viable topic worthy of scholarly inquiry at the master’s level.
* For local students, they need to have English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
* For international students, they need to have TOEFL 550 or 6.0 in IELTS if their degrees are from universities where English is not the medium of instruction, OR English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
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The general academic requirements for admission into the Master of Library and Information Science by Research are as follows:
 
 
1. Students whose bachelor degrees in library studies, information studies, and in library and information science from local as well as international institutions of higher learning with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
2. Students with Diploma in Library Science from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
3. Students with the ALA (Associate of the Library Association, UK) qualifications who have had substantial experience in library work.
 
Other Requirements
 
* At least 2 years of working experience in library related area.
* A potentially viable topic worthy of scholarly inquiry at the master’s level.
* For local students, they need to have English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
* For international students, they need to have TOEFL 550 or 6.0 in IELTS if their degrees are from universities where English is not the medium of instruction, OR English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
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The general academic requirements for admission into the Master of Library and Information Science by Research are as follows:
 
 
1. Students whose bachelor degrees in library studies, information studies, and in library and information science from local as well as international institutions of higher learning with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
2. Students with Diploma in Library Science from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
3. Students with the ALA (Associate of the Library Association, UK) qualifications who have had substantial experience in library work.
 
Other Requirements
 
* At least 2 years of working experience in library related area.
* A potentially viable topic worthy of scholarly inquiry at the master’s level.
* For local students, they need to have English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
* For international students, they need to have TOEFL 550 or 6.0 in IELTS if their degrees are from universities where English is not the medium of instruction, OR English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
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Program Requirements: 

 

The general academic requirements for admission into the Master of Library and Information Science by Research are as follows:
 
 
1. Students whose bachelor degrees in library studies, information studies, and in library and information science from local as well as international institutions of higher learning with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
2. Students with Diploma in Library Science from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
3. Students with the ALA (Associate of the Library Association, UK) qualifications who have had substantial experience in library work.
 
Other Requirements
 
* At least 2 years of working experience in library related area.
* A potentially viable topic worthy of scholarly inquiry at the master’s level.
* For local students, they need to have English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
* For international students, they need to have TOEFL 550 or 6.0 in IELTS if their degrees are from universities where English is not the medium of instruction, OR English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
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Programme Area: 
Information and Communication Technology
Programme Level: 
Post-graduate
Programme Type: 
Masters Degree
Program Requirements: 

 

The general academic requirements for admission into the Master of Library and Information Science by Research are as follows:
 
 
1. Students whose bachelor degrees in library studies, information studies, and in library and information science from local as well as international institutions of higher learning with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
2. Students with Diploma in Library Science from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
3. Students with the ALA (Associate of the Library Association, UK) qualifications who have had substantial experience in library work.
 
Other Requirements
 
* At least 2 years of working experience in library related area.
* A potentially viable topic worthy of scholarly inquiry at the master’s level.
* For local students, they need to have English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
* For international students, they need to have TOEFL 550 or 6.0 in IELTS if their degrees are from universities where English is not the medium of instruction, OR English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
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Programme Details
Programme Area: 
Information and Communication Technology
Programme Level: 
Post-graduate
Programme Type: 
Masters Degree
Program Requirements: 

 

The general academic requirements for admission into the Master of Library and Information Science by Research are as follows:
 
 
1. Students whose bachelor degrees in library studies, information studies, and in library and information science from local as well as international institutions of higher learning with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
2. Students with Diploma in Library Science from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
3. Students with the ALA (Associate of the Library Association, UK) qualifications who have had substantial experience in library work.
 
Other Requirements
 
* At least 2 years of working experience in library related area.
* A potentially viable topic worthy of scholarly inquiry at the master’s level.
* For local students, they need to have English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
* For international students, they need to have TOEFL 550 or 6.0 in IELTS if their degrees are from universities where English is not the medium of instruction, OR English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
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Dr. Wan Ali @ Wan Yusoff Bin Wan Mamat
Head, 
Department of Library and Information Sciences 
Email: wanaliwm@iium.edu.my 
Phone: (603) 6196 5670
Fax: (603) 6196 5179

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Head, 
Department of Library and Information Sciences 
Email: wanaliwm@iium.edu.my 
Phone: (603) 6196 5670
Fax: (603) 6196 5179

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Head, 
Department of Library and Information Sciences 
Email: wanaliwm@iium.edu.my 
Phone: (603) 6196 5670
Fax: (603) 6196 5179

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Head, 
Department of Library and Information Sciences 
Email: wanaliwm@iium.edu.my 
Phone: (603) 6196 5670
Fax: (603) 6196 5179

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Head, 
Department of Library and Information Sciences 
Email: wanaliwm@iium.edu.my 
Phone: (603) 6196 5670
Fax: (603) 6196 5179

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Dr. Wan Ali @ Wan Yusoff Bin Wan Mamat
Head, 
Department of Library and Information Sciences 
Email: wanaliwm@iium.edu.my 
Phone: (603) 6196 5670
Fax: (603) 6196 5179

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Dr. Wan Ali @ Wan Yusoff Bin Wan Mamat
Head, 
Department of Library and Information Sciences 
Email: wanaliwm@iium.edu.my 
Phone: (603) 6196 5670
Fax: (603) 6196 5179

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DURATION OF PROGRAMME AND MODE OF OFFERING

CURRICULUM STRUCTURE

The candidates are to fulfill 40 credit hours in order to graduate from the Masters’ Programme.

Category of Courses 

Thesis Credit Hours

 

1. Core Courses

   - LISC 6900 Research Methodology for LIS

   -LISC 6010 Islamic Worldview, IT and Society

6

2. Thesis (LISC 6999)

34

  Total Credit Hours

40

  • 2 Academic years (Full time)
  • 4 Academic years (Part-time)
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DURATION OF PROGRAMME AND MODE OF OFFERING

CURRICULUM STRUCTURE

The candidates are to fulfill 40 credit hours in order to graduate from the Masters’ Programme.

Category of Courses 

Thesis Credit Hours

 

1. Core Courses

   - LISC 6900 Research Methodology for LIS

   -LISC 6010 Islamic Worldview, IT and Society

6

2. Thesis (LISC 6999)

34

  Total Credit Hours

40

  • 2 Academic years (Full time)
  • 4 Academic years (Part-time)

Entry Requirements

 

The general academic requirements for admission into the Master of Library and Information Science by Research are as follows:
 
 
1. Students whose bachelor degrees in library studies, information studies, and in library and information science from local as well as international institutions of higher learning with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
2. Students with Diploma in Library Science from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) with a CGPA of not less than 2.80.
 
 
3. Students with the ALA (Associate of the Library Association, UK) qualifications who have had substantial experience in library work.
 
Other Requirements
 
* At least 2 years of working experience in library related area.
* A potentially viable topic worthy of scholarly inquiry at the master’s level.
* For local students, they need to have English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
* For international students, they need to have TOEFL 550 or 6.0 in IELTS if their degrees are from universities where English is not the medium of instruction, OR English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 6.0.
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